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A telomere is a region of repetitive DNA at the end of a chromosome, which protects the end of the chromosome from deterioration.
Scientists disrupt two enzymes to shrink cancer cells

Scientists disrupt two enzymes to shrink cancer cells

Researchers target telomerase for killing NRAS-mutant melanoma cells

Researchers target telomerase for killing NRAS-mutant melanoma cells

Study reports promising novel approach to treat therapy resistant pediatric brain tumors

Study reports promising novel approach to treat therapy resistant pediatric brain tumors

Targeting aberrantly active telomerase to treat therapy-resistant melanoma

Targeting aberrantly active telomerase to treat therapy-resistant melanoma

Study finds link between women having children and shorter telomeres

Study finds link between women having children and shorter telomeres

Telomere length testing can alter treatment decisions for certain diseases

Telomere length testing can alter treatment decisions for certain diseases

ASU researchers uncover crucial step in telomerase enzyme catalytic cycle

ASU researchers uncover crucial step in telomerase enzyme catalytic cycle

3D Signatures reports positive results of new Telo-HL test for Hodgkin's lymphoma

3D Signatures reports positive results of new Telo-HL test for Hodgkin's lymphoma

CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher

CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher

Researchers develop gene therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Researchers develop gene therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Long-term intake of sunflower, fish oils affects the liver

Long-term intake of sunflower, fish oils affects the liver

Researchers use gene therapy that lengthens telomeres to cure pulmonary fibrosis in mice

Researchers use gene therapy that lengthens telomeres to cure pulmonary fibrosis in mice

Research provides insights into mechanisms governing healthy longevity

Research provides insights into mechanisms governing healthy longevity

Bipolar disorder may involve accelerated epigenetic aging, study finds

Bipolar disorder may involve accelerated epigenetic aging, study finds

Simple molecular test may help predict presence of high-grade pancreatic cancers

Simple molecular test may help predict presence of high-grade pancreatic cancers

Aging tests disagree with one another

Aging tests disagree with one another

Effects of having familiar, good neighbors revealed in bird study

Effects of having familiar, good neighbors revealed in bird study

Penn researchers find abnormally shortened telomeres in young DMD patients’ muscle stem cells

Penn researchers find abnormally shortened telomeres in young DMD patients’ muscle stem cells

Researchers find correlation between shorter telomeres and presence of heart failure

Researchers find correlation between shorter telomeres and presence of heart failure

Human ancestors responsible for transmitting ancient strains of herpesvirus, study finds

Human ancestors responsible for transmitting ancient strains of herpesvirus, study finds